Masters of Sex

Israeli VOD service lands Romanzo Criminale

New Israeli on-demand platform Cellcom TV has acquired Italian gangster drama Romanze Criminale from Germany-based Beta Film. Premium content services firm Vubiquity brokered the deal on behalf of Cellcom TV, which mobile phone operator Cellcom launched at the end of last year. Romanzo Criminale is set between 1977 and 1989 and follows a criminal gang […]

Hulu to offer discounted Showtime

US streaming service Hulu will offer a discounted version of cable channel Showtime’s online service. The deal marks the first premium service that broadcaster-backed Hulu will offer its subscribers. As of July 12, Hulu subs will be able to add the service to their package for US$8.99 a month, compared to non-subs, who have to […]

Showtime confirms OTT service

CBS-owned US broadcaster Showtime is set to launch a stand-alone streaming service in an effort to reach new subscribers. The US over-the-top service, called Showtime, will launch in early July to coincide with the new series of Ray Donovan (pictured) and Masters of Sex, which are both due to premiere on July 12. Showtime will […]

Showtime to launch in Canada

CBS Corp. will launch branded programming from its premium cable channel Showtime in Canada for the first time after a deal with local giant Bell Media. The exclusive, long-term licensing agreement means catalogue, current and future Showtime programming will roll out in English and French on Bell platforms, including new SVOD service Crave and premium […]

News brief: Africa’s M-Net cuts Sony Pictures deal

Sub-Saharan African pay TV platform M-net has agreed a programming deal with Sony Pictures Television. The package deal gives the African platform new and returning Sony series and titles include The Blacklist, Masters of Sex (pictured), Breaking Bad and Bad Teacher. M-Net director of group content eervices Jan du Plessis said: “The current SPT series […]